Mosholu Montefiore Community Center will have jobs for teens 14 - 24 years old this summer. SYEP is open to all New York City residents.
The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with summer employment and educational experiences that capitalize on their individual strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models. SYEP provides 6-7 weeks of entry-level work experience in a variety of jobs at community-based organizations, government agencies and private sector businesses. In 2014 DYCD employed approximately 40,000 participants and placed them at 5,677 worksites. Participants work in a variety of entry-level jobs at government agencies, hospitals, summer camps, nonprofits, small businesses, law firms, museums, sports enterprises, and retail organizations.
The Summer Youth Employment Program is designed to:
- Emphasize real-world labor expectations
- Increase awareness of services offered by local community-based organizations
- Provide opportunities for career instruction, financial literacy training, academic improvement, and social growth
To apply for SYEP you can: Apply online or complete the application and return it to the Community Center.